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Dr Sean Simpson

Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, LanzaTech


Dr Sean Simpson is the Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of LanzaTech. Dr Simpson has over 20 publications and 200 patents. He has received a number of awards including the 2015 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Award, the 2014 Sanitarium, NZ Innovator of the Year Award, the 2013 Kea NZ World Class New Zealander in Science Award. He is a Director of LanzaTech NZ Ltd, Avertana Ltd, and Dotterel Ltd. Dr Simpson holds a PhD from York University, UK and a Master's degree from Nottingham University, UK.






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